Sex Ratio at Birth and Infant Mortality Rate in China: An Empirical Study

  title={Sex Ratio at Birth and Infant Mortality Rate in China: An Empirical Study},
  author={D. Lai},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  • D. Lai
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Social Indicators Research
  • Abstract.In this article, we used the data from the last three population censuses of China in 1982, 1990 and 2000, to study the dynamics of the sex ratio at birth and the infant mortality rate in China. In the late 1970s, China started its economic reform and implemented many family planning programs. Since then there has been great economic development and a dramatic decrease in fertility in most of its provinces. Along with these achievements, the sex ratio at birth of the Chinese population… CONTINUE READING
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